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Eastland Presbyterian Church

 
 
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By Steve Masler, August 15, 2015
1. Eastland Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription. Sunday school held in a schoolhouse led to the formation of Eastland Presbyterian Church November 11, 1906 with Dr. W.H. Gragg, Sr., E.H. Porter and Captain T.H. Savage, Elders. Dr. Gragg secured the lumber for the original frame building from the American Car and Foundry Company. In 1935 architect George Awsumb redesigned the church into a more modern brick structure.
 
Erected by Shelby County Historical Commission.
 
Location. 35° 10.734′ N, 89° 56.186′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is at the intersection of Jackson Ave (Tennessee Route 14) and Villa on Jackson Ave. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3741 Jackson Ave., Memphis TN 38108, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Illinois Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rose Garden (approx. 0.4 miles away); Memphis National Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Raleigh Cemetery (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Memphis 13 / Springdale Elementary School (approx. 2.6 miles away); First Holiday Inn (approx.
Eastland Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, August 15, 2015
2. Eastland Presbyterian Church Marker
3.1 miles away); Southwestern Alumni World War II Memorial (approx. 3.4 miles away); The Lynching of Ell Persons (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
 
Also see . . .  Photo of Dr. W.H. Gragg, Founding Elder of Eastland Presbyterian Church. From Find A Grave (Submitted on August 16, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
Eastland Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, August 15, 2015
3. Eastland Presbyterian Church Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 16, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 204 times since then and 39 times this year. Last updated on September 11, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 16, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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